Month: September 2022

Iranian security forces arrest woman for eating at restaurant in public without her hijab, family say

Iranian security forces arrest woman for eating at restaurant in public without her hijab, family say

CNN — Iranian security forces have arrested a woman after a photo of her and another woman eating at a restaurant in Tehran without their headscarves was widely shared online, her family said on Friday. The photo emerged on Wednesday showing the two women having breakfast at a cafe which, like most cafes in Iran, …

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Brazil election: With Bolsonaro and Lula face to face, anything can happen in Brazil's heated presidential race

Brazil election: With Bolsonaro and Lula face to face, anything can happen in Brazil’s heated presidential race

CNN — Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to choose their next president in what has been one of the country’s most contested and polarizing elections in recent history. Although there are nearly a dozen candidates in the running – and several more seats to be filled – the October 2 race is dominated …

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Biden, union leaderships reach deal to prevent massive railroad strike

Biden, union leaderships reach deal to prevent massive railroad strike

Photo credit: Mandel Ngan / AFP For several months, American workers at the major freight rail companies have been challenging the employers’ new ultra-repressive policy on work absences. At the beginning of the year, a new policy was put in place which severely punishes absences: a railway worker can be dismissed for a simple consultation …

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Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to create images.  What could go wrong?

Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to create images. What could go wrong?

CNN Business — If you’ve ever wanted to use artificial intelligence to quickly design a hybrid between a duck and a corgi, now is the time to shine. On Wednesday, OpenAI announced that anyone can now use the most recent version of its AI-powered DALL-E tool to generate a seemingly unlimited range of images just …

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